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EtymologyEdit

From Latin in- + discriminatum, past participle of discriminare (to divide). Confer crime.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪn.dɪsˈkɹɪm.ɪn.ət/

AdjectiveEdit

indiscriminate (comparative more indiscriminate, superlative most indiscriminate)

  1. Without care or making distinctions, thoughtless.
    How can anyone be so indiscriminate in making friends as he is?
    • 1983, Richard Ellis, The Book of Sharks, Knopf, →ISBN, page 126:
      An animal so indiscriminate in its eating habits that it eats coal, boat cushions, and tomtoms, would be only too eager to taste a swimmer or a diver—which must look more edible than an unopened can of salmon.

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AdjectiveEdit

indiscriminate f pl

  1. feminine plural of indiscriminato